Michigan Health Department To Distribute 10 Million Free KN95 MasksThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will be distributing 10 million free KN95 masks, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday.
Michigan Expanding Support To LGBTQ Families Wanting To Adopt Or FosterThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said it is expanding support to LGBTQ+ families who are looking to adopt or foster children in need.
MDHHS Issues Order To Ensure Nursing Homes Offer On-Site COVID-19 Booster ShotsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an epidemic order to ensure residents at nursing homes have the opportunity to get COVID-19 booster shots where they reside.
Whitmer Urges Michigan Residents To Claim Free COVID-19 Tests From Federal GovernmentBeginning on Tuesday, Jan. 18, Americans are able to start ordering at-home COVID-19 tests from the federal government.
More Than 400 Water Lines Replaced, Verified In Benton Harbor; Officials Looking To Accelerate WorkCity officials also are reviewing bids from 13 contractors for removal of an estimated 3,900 lead service lines, Michigan's Department of Health and Human Services said last week in a release.
MDHHS Partnering With Michigan Libraries To Offer At-Home Test KitsAccording to the Department of Health and Human Services nearly 5,500 test kits were shipped this week in Calhoun, Clare, Newaygo, Oceana and Saginaw counties as well as the city of Detroit.
MDHHS Awarded Grant To Address Mental Health Needs Of SE Michigan Flood SurvivorsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and its Detroit-area partners will receive federal funding to provide support for residents in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties who were emotionally impacted by the floods last summer.
Michigan's COVID Surge Won't Peak For Several WeeksMichigan's record-high COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations could peak in late January or early February before beginning to drop, state health officials said Tuesday.
Health Officials Update COVID-19 Guidelines For K-12 Schools In MichiganThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released updated K-12 guidelines for COVID-19 that reflect the updates the Centers for Disease Control made that include a shortened quarantine and isolation period in some cases.
Additional Federal Team To Assist Henry Ford Hospital In WyandotteThe Michigan Department of Health of Human Services announced Friday that the extra assistance comes after the federal government granted Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's request.
Michigan Updating Quarantine Guidance To Follow CDC RecommendationsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday that it will update its quarantine guidance to match new recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Demand For Covid Tests Spike, As Cases RiseMichigan reported over 25,000 new Covid cases in the course of two days, leaving many to wonder if they left holiday dinner with more than just a plate to go.
Michigan Health Department Says It Won't Mirror New CDC Isolation GuidanceIn a statement late Wednesday, MDHHS said it will review supporting evidence for the guidance issued Monday.
MDHHS Expanding Neighborhood COVID Testing Sites To Offer Vaccine For Michigan Children Ages 5-11With COVID cases still on the rise, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced neighborhood testing sites are expanding to offer vaccines for children ages 5 to 11.
Michigan's First COVID-19 Omicron Variant Case Identified In Kent CountyMichigan health officials announced Thursday that the state's first case of the omicron variant has been identified in a Kent County resident.